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auliffe is challenging republican attorney general ken cuccinelli in a state that's growing fast and frequently changing party hands. kwame holman has our report on the contest, and its national implications. >> reporter: both parties are looking at virginia for clues about future elections. and that intrigue has brought a steady stream of national figures into the state for the homestretch. longtime party fundraiser and democratic candidate terry mcauliffe was joined on the trail this week by former president bill clinton. >> i want you to elect him governor because what happens in virginia is really important to this country. >> reporter: before that, mcauliffe received the endorsement of former secretary of state hillary clinton. >> supporting and voting for terry mcauliffe will make you proud of yourselves, of this commonwealth, and yes, of this country. >> reporter: virginia's attorney general republican ken cuccinelli has appeared in recent days with kentucky senator rand paul, a favorite of the tea party. >> we need champions and you need a governor who will stand up against an overbearing and ov
save up to $423. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> cuccinelli and the whole ticket is so scary. >> obviously oh, i'm going to be voting for jackson, for lieutenant governor, and cuccinelli for governor. >> we cannot stand another republican in an elective office. >> we have a really great candidate in ken cuccinelli. >> i believe in terry mcauliffe. >> i'm here to support ken cuccinelli. >> we need terry mcauliffe in the governor's mansion. we absolutely have to have him. >> we hope to never hear the name cuccinelli again after tuesday. >> welcome back to "the ed show." "the ed show" team was on the ground in virginia this weekend, ahead of one of the most important governor races in the past decade. president obama joined hundreds of terry mcauliffe supporters at washington lee high school in arlingt arlington, virginia sunday. we were there. we asked the voters, what were the issues motivating them tomorrow. supporters had this to say. >> looking out for his future and want to make sure that it's a society we want him to grow up in. >> i would
. >> crunch time in virginia's race for governor and republican ken cuccinelli trying to make referendum on obama care. who's helping? rand paul. >> was the first attorney general to sue over obama care. >> he's counting on paul who's popular with libertarians to counter a spoiler campaign by a former republican running as a libertarian with about 10% in recent polls that might otherwise favor cuccinelli. democrat already had a stop from hillary clinton, now it's her husband's turn. >> bill clinton. >> democrats worry low turnout could let energized tea partiers determined to derail obama care decide the race. clinton's job is liberalizing. >> will you care as much as they do and show up and vote? >> the clintons know about health care debacles. hillary care was defeated in congress with bipartisan opposition in the '90s. she blasts the gop for trying to block obama care but seemed to brace a referendum on it well beyond virginia. >> the people will be able to judge whether they like it or not in the midterm election. >> the gop is gearing up. texas senator ted cruz spent the weekend hun
college poll hasterry mccoloradoive with a lead over ken cuccinelli. quinnipiac university finds mcallive with a smaller lead over the attorney general. no matter which poll you're looking at, this is so clear. social issues matter. and women could make the difference in this election. and, of course, turnout. now, according to quinnipiac, female voters in virginia backed mcallive over cuccinelli. the "washington post" finds the margin bigger with kuch necessarily trailing by what, 24 points among whelm.cuccinelli trailing by what, 24 points among whelm. this could be the reason. cuccinelli was one of three attorneys general who did not join a bipartisan push for reauthorization of the violence against women act. also cuccinelli was the first attorney general to sue the federal government over obama care, which expands access for women health care. he voted against a senate bill, stating that contraception is not abortion. he sponsored personhood bills, which would give legal rights to embryos from the moment of fertilization and potentially interfere with access to basic birth cont
the implementation of the notorious federal health care law. >> reporter: ken cuccinelli the personification of the tea party. the polls say he is going to lose. his demise in virginia could be a sign of things to come. >> all right, joining me now is congressman gerry connolly, a democrat from virginia. congressman, thank you for taking some time tonight. i want to get to that election in virginia and what it says about where the country is and where the country is going, it's only five days away. but first i want to start at the basic issue of the poll numbers for the president today, which made so much news today. you heard that repetition in the package we just played there. george bush territory, the idea that here in his fifth year as president, president obama now falling to a level about where george w. bush was at this point in his fifth year. what do you make of the numbers you're seeing for the president right now, just as a democrat, as a member of his party, what do you attribute it to and are you worried about it? >> you know, i think every president has a rough patch. i'm old
election has dipped from the previous one. just twice. both terry mcauliffe and ken cuccinelli seem to be aware of that history because when there's general discontent with the choices, that's what happens. it happened in 1985 when a democrat won and in 1998 when jim gilmore won. 64% of mcauliffe voters claim they're not voting for mcauliffe but against cuccinelli. >>> next up, the fifth, as in the fifth circuit court of appeals. where a federal judge ruled monday that a new texas law that restricts -- puts new restrictions on abortion are unconstitutional. the law was famously filibustered by democratic state senator wendy davis who has now launched a bid for governor. the law was set to go into effect today. texas attorney general greg abbott, also running for goff, no was expected to file an emergency appeal. we've seen this time and again. state laws on abortions usually get stopped or overturned by the courts. our final number for you today, 100. that's how many days are left until the 2014 winter olympics in sochi, russia. go get your maps out and if ig your out where that is.
challenger, ken cuccinelli. roanoke college finds mcauliffe with as much of a 15-point lead but quinnipiac poll has him leading by four points. in an e-mail sent to supporters thursday, mcauliffe made it very clear, don't get comfortable and don't sit this one out. mcauliffe wrote to his supporters, in off year elections like this when tea party voters turn out more reliably than democrats. for 45 years, the political party that controls the white house has lost our governor's race the next year. in 2009, fewer than 40% of virginia voters cast a ballot for governor, despite the fact that nearly 70% voted in the presidential election the year before. there's a lot at stake in the state of virginia, no question about it. ken cuccinelli has spent his entire career as an elected official, trying to roll back any progress on women's reproductive rights. cuccinelli's running mate for lieutenant governor, e.w. jackson, has clearly defined himself as an extremist home phone. folks, this is not an election day the country want to miss. get out and vote in virginia. joining me tonight for the "rapid
for governor in virginia but now more and more polls are shrinking the lead mcauliffe has over cuccinelli. >> delia goncalves is in our satellite center with more on this aspect of the story and who's coming to town this weekend to stump for the candidates? >> reporter: very big hitters and we know that many of the polls as you said show varying degrees of a lead for mcauliffe but we know he is still according to the polls leading the race. but many of them show that cuccinelli is gaining momentum. not only has the race gained national attention, of course we know that many of the national politics certainly playing a huge part in voters' decisions. the government shutdown hit virginia very hard and while some ann uses say that could -- analysts say that could hurt the republican cuccinelli. he is rallying with rand paul and ted cruz. mcauliffe reports background checks at gun shows, cuccinelli doesn't. cuccinelli wants less government and thinks the health care plan is a failure and while mcauliffe has in the laid out specific -- not laid out specifics he said he wants to fund education
. the president on sunday have painted the general cuccinelli as an extremist and do their best to link him to the tea party in washington. you have seen an extreme faction of the republican party that has shown again and again and again that they are willing to hijack the entire party and the country and the economy and grind progress to an absolute halt if they don't get 100% of what they want. >> it was ken couch nell whoa brought ted to richmond two weeks ago. can you imagine if they ran the virginia government? >> cuccinelli joined on saturday, but wisconsin governor scott walker is trying to turn it into a referendum and trying to make it a referendum on the president himself. >> i am glad to have it here today too. on tuesday virginia can send a message to washington, d.c. and the rest of america and tell them no more denial of freedom for patients and doctors. >> careful what you ask for. the republican party wants that to be the reverent um on tomorrow's vote. he will stump with cuccinelli in culpepper. in an admission that libertarian candidate is syphoning off republican votes, t
auliffe leads ken cuccinelli by 12 points. his largest margin in the poll yet. and when mcauliffe supporters asked what motivates their vote, as i said, nearly two-thirds, 64%, say it's the chance to vote against the republican cuccinelli. by just not being the extreme right winger, the democrat gets the bulk of the votes. this matches, by the way, almost the 65% of virginia voters who have now said they have an unfavorable opinion of the republican party nationally suggesting the force driving this election of virginia next tuesday is the negative voter feeling about the republican party nationally. gene, this is stark stuff. i know we live in washington. i know virginia's to our south across the potomac. but this is the canary in the mine that just died for the republican party. >> well, i think it did. if you look at virginia, it's a purple state. it was red, it's become more blue. it's gone for obama a couple of times. but it's very close. it's a changing state. growing hispanic population. it's like the country in some sense. >> the numbers are almost exactly the same as the numbers nat
families. ken cuccinelli opposed closing the gun show loophole - against comprehensive background checks at gun shows for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill. siding with the nra and undermining law enforcement. no wonder the washington post calls cuccinelli polarizing, provocative and partisan. cuccinelli. too extreme for virginia independence usa pac sponsored this ad. >>> ohio state paid tribute to superstars this weekend. look at this. the band pour trayed a gigantic hungry t-rex from jurassic park. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." this half hour the battle of fast food giants spills over to ketchup. we'll show wow why change in a boardroom is causing mcdonald's to give up. >>> travel editor peter greenberg said many of the hidden bargains are going away. there are still some deals and peter's got them for you. that's ahead. >>> this week jay-z is standing by barneys. the store is accused of engaging in racial profiling against its customers. don dahler is with us. good morning. >> good morning. with an estimated net worth of $475 mull jay-z is the epitome of the rap mogul. h
cuccinelli and chris christie has a wide lead over barbara buono. but virginia, new jersey say a lot of the ballots for the heart of the republican party. the clintons are really making virginia their territory. >> exactexactly. >> but it's going to show the difference between chris christie taking over a blue state and here we go with mcauliffe where ken cuccinelli could have run away with this race. >> this is like the bonapartes making maximillan emperor of mexico. this is a reach by the clintons. they take a guy, a good guy, mcauliffe, and put him into virginia. it's an extraordinary success. he's a very likeable guy but the clintons will get a lot of credit for this. this is the first big pin on the map. we've got virginia next time. >> do you think this is the tale of where the republican party is going and chris christie will become the national story? >> i have a dog in this race. i want the republican party to return to its roots. it will always have a very hard right part to it but i think it's got to rebuild its center. i think with christie they have a good shot at rebuil
to you againics. the kentucky senator made those remarks while stumping for ken cuccinelli. president obama heads to the old dominion state this weekend to campaign for terry mcauliffe. things are looking good for the democrat's hope to reclaim the governor's mansion. mcauliffe opened up a double digit lead over cuccinelli. but it's the gender gap catching the most attention. the candidates are running about even among male voters but cuccinelli trails mcauliffe by 34 points. and rick ramsey is sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison. the republican was convicted in june of extortion, bribery and fraud. the new fbi director is making changes to on the job training. income agents have to visit martin luther king memorial in washington. he said the move is a warning of the dangers of becoming untethered to oversight and accountability. women of the supreme court finally have the painting they deserve. artists unveiled it on monday at the smithsonian. it features the current female justice and sandra day o'connor. and that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> joining me now for our
between republican anne cuccinelli and democrat terry mcauliffe, this folks is the biggest battle in virginia since the revolutionary war, which of course is still being fought in williamsburg. when will the redcoats surrender? and folks i have to tell you i am worried about the cucci because a recent poll has him trailing terry mcauliffe by double digits, apparently cuccinelli's message about law on oral sex is not going over well with the virginia voters, many of whom evidently have genitals. so, with just one week to go before election day, cuccinelli hit the campaign trail with kentucky senator rand, rand paul who expressed her pro choice views and what it would affect the future. >> >> that is irrefutable, folks, what he is saying, that is irrefutable scientific evidence that mcauliffe pro-choice policies will lead to an ethan hawke movie. >> do we want that? with msnbc the raven chel mad dow found fault with rand paul's research methodology. >> the weird thing about that line from senator paul's speech today in the not too distant future you jan knicks is common is that li
of women. so i'm particularly offended by ken cuccinelli. cuccinelli wants to make all abortion illegal ... ... even in cases of rape and incest. ... even to protect a woman's health. i want a governor who's focused on schools and creating jobs, not someone who wants to do my job. who's ken cuccinelli to interfere in the lives of women across virginia? >>> boston finished in the seller of the al east last year. and now that it is all over, they are free to announce that they will be hiring a new manager. his hiring was widely reported earlier. now, they will come to the team after four years with the diamondbacks, replacing 70-year- old johnson who retired. he's the fifth manager since they came back in d.c. in '05. frightening moments on the flight this week as they needed to make an emergency landing in the remote town of alaska because they had an engine warning message in the cockpit. nobody hurt there. they also sent another plane up there. they were headed to san francisco for tokyo. >> it's a stormy halloween for texas and throughout the midwest. even into the southwest. as we ne
for a heart healthy soup. .. . ken cuccinelli is running for governor of v. tuesday and is taking heavy fire. we're back with a panel. the governor's race is a big and there are several on the docket on tuesday. let's look at the latest numbers in virginia. real clear show democrat terry mcauliffe beating cuccinelli by 7.5 points. cuccinelli trails women voters by 13 points in one poll and by 24 in another. senator brown, for all the talk in the g.o.p. about learning lessons from november 2012 when it comes to single women, when it comes to hispanics, are you guys making the same mistakes again? >> i thought that ad was against me. i thought that was my ad that they were running against me. it's the blueprint they use on republicans. it's something obviously we have to try to deal within a more effective way. i look at obviously cuccinelli's race and governor christie's race. we have a purple and blue state. it looks like governor christie, the more moderate of the two who's approached things in a bipartisan problem solving manner appears he's going to win in high double digits. you have mr.
's race. and the republican, ken cuccinelli, looks like he might have a chance. he's moving closer to terry mcauliffe, the democrat, who's at a comfortable lead. could he pull this out? >> if you'd asked me that last week, i would have said no way, but what's happening in this race, interestingly enough, i talked to ken cuccinelli late this week, and he told me that their polls are narrowing. that's what any politician will tell you. what he's telling me is the number one reason he's closing that gap is because of one word, paul, obama care. this has become a big issue in this state race because terry mcauliffe is all in for obama care. the attorney general, ken cuccinelli, is against it. it's interesting how that obama care issue may have a big impact on a big state race on tuesday. >> interesting, can obama care trump the earlier shutdown problems which have hurt ken cuccinelli in northern virginia which provides about 30% of the statewide vote. >> exactly. >> in new york city, quickly, the mayor's race, fascinating decision by second district court of appeals putting a stop on b
putting terry mcauliffe over cuccinelli by 20 points. women preferring mcauliffe by 24 points. but then two days ago, a new poll released which shows a much, much closer contest for virginia governor. in the poll, he's still in the lead but only by four points now. for a candidate who has nod led a poll outright since he led exactly one back in mid july, ken cuccinelli being down by four in october represents an epic surge, a cuccinelli surge which sounds like an fcc violation. and he might actually be closing the gap. what does that mean? john stanton is joining us washington bureau chief at buzz feed. thank you for being here tonight. >> good to be here. >> do you see a way that ken cuccinelli surprises everyone and scratches out a win here? >> yeah, sure. if his staff lets him out of the box they're keeping him in, yes, sure, i think that would allow him to start talking and say things that would probably hurt his candidacy. other than some major gaffe on his part, no, i don't think, he's looking at a win at this point. >> at this point, so much of the attention on sort of
cuccinel cuccinelli. >> the whole country is waiting for your choice. >> an extreme faction of the republican party, they're willing to hijack the entire party, the country, the economy. >> we want more leaders like your next governor, ken cuccinelli. therveths don't come better than chris christie. >> they try to discern things. >> there are very real consequences when you operate ideologically. >> does ted cruz stand out to you? >> put five red necks on a mower. >> i'm being unfairly targeted by a bunch of hacks and haters. if dueling were legal in kentucky it would be a challenge. >> the last five years have not been a great time. >> a jumble of unfocused noise out of touch with the things you care about. ♪ like a song you hear that lingers in your ear ♪ ♪ but you can't forget from sundown ♪ ♪ >> this week marks one year since the 2012 presidential election and if this is the annual checkup, it's largely the president's health care law that's going through a major stress test. and right now, the white house is reaching out for support in the face of continuous o
cuccinelli is as far right as they come. he thinks same-sex relationships are immoral, wants to ban abortions with no exception, and once said it's possible the president was born in kenya. and he's plunging in the polls. 12 points behind. so why is that? president obama was in virginia over the weekend with the answer. >> you've seen on extreme faction of the republican party that has shown again and again and again that they're willing to hijack the economy and the country and grind to a halt if they don't get 100% of what they want. now -- >> the extremists are hijacking the entire party and one year later they haven't learned anything. joining me now are joan walsh and cynthia tucker. thanks for joining me. >> good to be here, reverend. >> joan, the president talked about hijacking the country. a year later, they did not learn anything. >> it's been a lost year for the republican party. and we're really feeling it as we sit and watch what's going on in virginia. they've nominated somebody who is just a total extremist. they're blocking action on immigration reform, so they're doing nothin
the republican, the current gubernatorial -- attorney general cuccinelli has been running for governor, this year. how did this happen? >> each of the boys take internships, they get involved in real politics on different parts of the spectrum, and ben is really a republican loyalist at this part of the film, and ken cuccinelli was running for reelection, and this is part of the campaign that he worked on. >> here is ben and ken cuccinelli. >> liberals in america want more government, more taxes, and a completely amoral cultural system. this is your children's book for the summer. >> thank you very much. >> if you ever forget who you should vote for, read this book. and if you have kids, give them nightmares before they go to bed. through christ our lord, and thank you for this time together, amen. in a campaign, you learn to prioritize, and pro-lifers and evangelical christians are huge supporters of the republican party along with big business, but there are only so many ceo's in the world. this is a tight race, and it is my first experience with negative campaigning. i hope it is received well
. >> reporter: hoping for a last-minute surge in a low turnout race, ken cuccinelli brought along starpower to culpepp culpepp culpepper. marco rubio is a referendum on president obama and the affordable care act. >> the president running for governor on the democratic side, not only supports obama care, he actually thinks it doesn't go far enough in the direction of government control. >> fight back against the president and obama care and tear him apart and do it with our votes tomorrow right here in virginia. tomorrow is our day, folks. tomorrow is our day! >> reporter: the latest quinnipiac poll shows terry mcauliffe leading by six points. it has robert sarvis with 8%, much from conservative voters who might otherwise vote for cuccinelli. cuccinelli campaigns alongside ron paul. among male voters, cuccinelli leads. surveys suggest his supporters are more energized than mcauliffes. but the democrat has a big lead with women. vice president joe biden hit the trail with him this morning. >> ken cuccinelli's focused his entire career on issues that divide virginians. >> everything they talk
auliffe is several points ahead of his republican rival, ken cuccinelli. the question is what it will lock like on november 5th. he brought in the big dog, long time friend and former president you may know by the name of bill clinton. boost turn out particularly among african-american voters in college towns. on sunday, clinton kicked off a four-day, nine-city tour of the state with mcoffive. casting cuccinelli as divicive. he urged democrats not to take anything for granted. >> the one political virtue of extremism is this. if you can really get people all hot and bothered and their inside is in knots, full of anger and steam coming out of their ears instead of a light bulb going off in their brains, they will vote. they will show up every time. >> republicans inside washington run against health care and republicans outside washington run against washington, democrats everywhere are running against the tea party. >> just recently my opponent, ken cuccinelli was campaigning at a gathering of his supporters with ted cruz. he refused to stand up for virginia and against ted cruz's shut down str
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